Medical Breakthroughs: Cardiac Deaths+Gut Bacteria+Marijuana and Pregnancies

Harvard researchers say cardiac deaths not related to covid-19 spiked across the country at the onset of the pandemic, especially in areas hardest hit by coronavirus. At the same time, researchers say hospital visits for heart patients decreased.

Not having enough or the right kind of gut bacteria may worsen the condition of someone with covid-19, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal. Researchers examined the blood and stool samples of 100 Coronavirus patients and found the sickest patients had far fewer bacteria that bolster immunity.

New research from the national institutes of health finds women who use marijuana while trying to get pregnant are 40% less likely to conceive than women who don’t use marijuana.



Categories: Coronavirus, Medical Breakthroughs